Paris (Paris album)

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This article is about the album by the band Paris. For the album by Paris Hilton, see Paris (Paris Hilton album).
Paris
Studio album by Paris
Released January 1976
Recorded 1975
Genre Rock
Label Capitol
Producer Jimmy Robinson
Paris chronology
- Paris
(1976)
Big Towne, 2061
(1977)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

Paris was an eponymous album, the first of the two albums recorded by the power trio Paris, which was active from 1975-1977.

Paris comprised guitarist Bob Welch, formerly with Fleetwood Mac, bassist Glenn Cornick, formerly of Jethro Tull and drummer Thom Mooney, formerly of Nazz. It was the only album recorded by this line up, as Mooney left shortly afterwards.

The songs were all written by Bob Welch and are a major contrast to the songs he wrote with Fleetwood Mac, particularly the "wistful romanticism of such songs as "Sentimental Lady" " Mark Allan [2]

The album was not critically acclaimed, and sold modestly, reaching 103 on the Billboard pop album chart.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Bob Welch

  1. "Black Book"
  2. "Religion"
  3. "Starcage"
  4. "Beautiful Youth"
  5. "Nazarene"
  6. "Narrow Gate (La Porte Etroite)"
  7. "Solitaire"
  8. "Breathless"
  9. "Rock of Ages"
  10. "Red Rain"

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Produced by Jimmy Robinson
  • Engineered by Jimmy Robinson

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Allmusic review by Mark Allan Retrieved 9 January 2009
  3. ^ Allmusic rating and chart position Retrieved 9 January 2009